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  • Blogs

    June 6, 2014

    Upcoming Events: Barbecue & Bourbon Go Together Like Cookies & Milk

    Get your tickets to this five-course barbecue dinner at Killen's BBQ before they are all gone. Jim Beam and Ronnie Killen have teamed up to bring Barbecue & Bourbon, a cocktail-paired barbecue dinner. The event takes place on Wednesday, June 11, beginning with a 6:30 p.m. reception, followed by the ... More >>

  • Dining

    March 20, 2014

    Crawfish Season Is Off to a Slow Start

    But here's where to get your mudbugs.

  • Blogs

    October 7, 2013

    IndyCar Returns With A Double Feature For Houston

    For the first time in six years, open-wheel racing made its return to the Bayou City this past weekend, as the IZOD IndyCar Series hosted a two-race weekend at Reliant Park. The timing couldn't have come at a better time for the Shell and Pennzoil Grand Prix of Houston. Race fans saw - or should I ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 4, 2013

    EJ Viso: Go-Kart Racing Leads to Career In IndyCar

    There will be a thunderous roar echoing through around the stadia at Reliant Park this weekend, and the 2-2 Texans won't have anything to do with it. For the first time since 2007, the IZOD IndyCar Series makes it return to Reliant Park for the Shell and Pennzoil Grand Prix of Houston. Making his ... More >>

  • Calendar

    June 14, 2012
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    February 23, 2012
  • Blogs

    July 21, 2011

    Tunnel Explorer: Soup Cowboy

    A line isn't always a good sign.​I love soup. Back when my wife and I were living very much hand to mouth, soup was a constant in our kitchen. It's delicious, economical, and almost endlessly variable. We often employed a technique I learned from my mother's mother's mother, called the Never E ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 15, 2011

    Openings & Closings

    Inside the light and airy Relish Fine Foods.​Relish Fine Foods had its grand opening this past Monday and Tuesday, and was already off to a fast start when I dropped by at 2 p.m. on Monday afternoon. The store was already sold out of all of their salads, and other prepared items were going jus ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 6, 2010

    Giving Pledge: How Three Houston Billionaires Should Help

    Houston billionaires haven't joined Bill Gates' and Warren Buffett's Giving Pledge. Yet. ​One of the big stories this week is Bill Gates' and Warren Buffett's Giving Pledge, where the super-billionaires have promised to donate half their money to charity. Even better, they've convinced 38 other ri ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 4, 2009

    Pretty Vacant: The Trouble With Houston's (Newly Award-Winning) Skyline

    Photo courtesy GHCVB​Forbes Traveler has a new list up -- called alternately "the 13 greatest urban silhouettes" and "the world's most stunning city skylines."Here is what makes a skyline great, according to the article: It has to be more than merely memorable, it must have some exceptional chara ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 12, 2008

    Tunnel Mole Finds Underground Economy Getting Nervous

    They say you haven't made it 'til you've been on YouTube, or had a crazed fan kill themselves in front of one of your houses, but I am disconsolate to admit that apparently, I've made it. No deaths, thankfully. Somehow, some freakin' idiot put me up on the Internets. Keep in mind if I'd known I was ... More >>

  • News

    August 28, 2008

    The Passion of Victoria Osteen

    A flight attendant went after the Osteens in court, bringing on trials and tribulation for one and all

  • Blogs

    August 5, 2008

    And We Now Return to John Royal for Another Report from North Downtown…

    I thought you would like another report from the 22nd floor of the Bank of America Building. First, it's still raining. Second, a look out my window confirms that while Buffalo Bayou is rising, it is nowhere near its banks -- at least downtown by Bayou Place. Third, and most important, if anyone' ... More >>

  • Home Entertainment

    January 10, 2008

    Indianapolis 500 Legends

    Indy Legends brings Brickyard history to life

  • Blogs

    June 14, 2007

    Tunnel Mole on the Have Nots

    The tunnel will fix you up, brotha. Do you right! It's got infinite ways to get annoying chores done, except it's devoid of the most annoying ones that you want to do while you're on the clock, like upgrading your cell phone. And here's what else you don't have in the tunnel:

  • Blogs

    May 25, 2007

    Tunnel Mole on Speed

    Tunnel Mole™ has learned about a new religious holiday--hey, it's the one we celebrate this weekend! Coworkers tell TM that Sunday is NASCAR Day; what with the Coca-Cola 600 and the Indy 500 on the same day. I don't know about you, but I feel the need for speed. One of our society's greatest poe ... More >>

  • News

    December 22, 2005

    Cyber Sunday

    It's not just for geeks anymore. Fantasy football's gone mainstream.

  • Film

    April 7, 2005

    Head in the Sand

    Dust to Glory honors the Baja 1000, where everybody's a legend

  • News

    July 22, 2004

    The Mixmaster

    County Judge Bob Eckels, the Doc Ock of transportation, is busy planning more roads

  • Calendar

    May 8, 2003

    Art Cars Unleashed

    Now independent, the Art Car Parade can go its own way

  • News

    May 1, 2003

    Merger Misdeeds?

    A lawsuit accuses oil executives of cheating a divorcée

  • News

    December 5, 2002

    Divided Road Ahead

    The Art Car Parade parts ways with the International Festival

  • News

    May 24, 2001

    Divided Road

    As art car festivities move further from their roots, events could be heading on a collision course

  • News

    August 31, 2000

    Lucky Strikes Back

    A tobacco company takes to the streets to reassure marginalized smokers

  • Calendar

    May 25, 2000

    The Curbside Critique

    (Houston Sculpture 2000)

  • News

    April 13, 2000

    Art Car Outs

    There's some fury over a jury deciding who gets in the parade

  • Calendar

    July 2, 1998
  • News

    April 30, 1998
  • News

    April 23, 1998

    Road Work

    Laurels at the Art Car Parade go to the cars that stay the course

  • News

    April 16, 1998

    Art Car Macho

    Mike Scranton's creations are the evilest looking things in the parade. And he'll wrassle anyone who says otherwise.

  • News

    January 15, 1998

    The Trophy Son

    When Kyle Rutherford scored a touchdown, his parents cheered. When he threw a strike, they dreamed of college glory. And when he was benched, they took his high school to federal court.

  • Calendar

    July 31, 1997
  • News

    July 27, 1995
  • News

    December 29, 1994

    The Year of Living Anxiously

    Are We Having Fun Yet? Or is it just the jangly buzz of advanced urban stress syndrome?

  • Calendar

    August 18, 1994
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    December 16, 1993
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    December 9, 1993